Nathan currently resides in Boca Raton, Florida. Prior to his relocation, he served as Co-president of a prestigious $165 million, Virtuoso Member Travel Agency in New York, and he managed the overall sales and client services of the company from the branch office on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street in New York City. He joined the family-owned and operated company in 1978, just prior to the re-launch and expansion into its most recent form.
Nathan and his team are expert planners of leisure travel for high net-worth individuals, and corporate, meetings and incentive travel services.
He has been responsible for all sales, marketing, client services, vendor relations and on-line reservations. His staff maintained the company’s website.
He also oversaw the New York City office and staff numbering 50-plus including reservationists, outside sales staff, independent contractors and sales and marketing staff.
Prior to joining the company 34 years ago, Nathan worked for Dun & Bradstreet reporting on businesses credit worthiness.
When he joined the company he set out goals:
►to increase annual business
►to create marketing programs that promote sales
►to increase client loyalty
►to increase repeat business and overall customer base
►to increase the number of affiliated agencies
He has also took an active role in developing Internet, social media and database marketing for the company.
Over the years his sales and marketing efforts have helped grow the company to 9 offices, 282 employees and sales topping $165 million.
He is still involved in several travel industry advisory boards and focus groups including The Luxury Travel Exchange, Loews Hotels, Hilton International, and Oberoi Hotels as well as charity work with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Young Men’s Division, Friars Club Sunshine Committee and Covenant House. He also is often called upon by the travel industry trade publications as a resource for stories.
He studied at the University of Miami where he graduated with a degree in Marketing and Business Management. He is married with one son.